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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
426 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

ALZ011>015-017>050-061330-
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-
CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-
CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-
CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-
BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
426 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM MILLPORT...TO CORDOVA...TO
ONEONTA CAN EXPECT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. ICE TOTALS OF UP TO
THREE-TENTHS OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH SLEET ACCUMULATIONS
UP TO TWO-TENTHS OF AN INCH.

AREAS SOUTH OF THE LINE ABOVE AND NORTH OF A LIVINGSTON...TO
ALABASTER...TO PELL CITY...TO ANNISTON LINE WILL RECEIVE A LESSER
DURATION OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. ICE ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN
ONE TENTH OF AN INCH IS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MAY BE NEEDED
THIS AFTERNOON.

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Freezing Rain Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
359 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM TODAY...

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF FROZEN PRECIPITATION
TO CENTRAL ALABAMA TODAY. AREAS OF RAIN WILL BEGIN TO CHANGE OVER
TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET NORTHWEST THIS MORNING. THIS CHANGEOVER
ZONE WILL SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD AND THE PRECIPITATION WILL LAST INTO
THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
ACROSS NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF CENTRAL ALABAMA. TEMPERATURES
ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST ALABAMA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO CLIMB ABOVE
FREEZING UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ018>020-022>026-030>032-034-051800-
/O.CON.KBMX.ZR.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-
ST. CLAIR-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-BIBB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GADSDEN...ANNISTON...CENTRE...
CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...PELHAM...
ALABASTER...PELL CITY...MOODY...LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...
MOUNDVILLE...CENTREVILLE
359 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...AREAS ROUGHLY ALONG AND NORTH OF A LIVINGSTON...TO
  ALABASTER... TO PELL CITY...TO ANNISTON LINE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATION OF LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN
  INCH IS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN OR
FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. BE
PREPARED FOR AN UPGRADE TO A WINTER STORM WARNING IF NEEDED.

&&

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